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2:39 pm on Jun 29, 2018 (gmt 0)

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I noticed the other day when I was researching an IP address from a visitor to figure out if it was an actual person or if it was a server farm and I realized that all of the Whois Look ups all were private for every website including our own. Its certainly going to make identifying bots and scrapers harder, but on the bright side there’s no need to pay for domain privacy anymore.
2:43 pm on June 29, 2018 (gmt 0)

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From my readings there was this : [webmasterworld.com...]

However, for IP address, you should have the name of the owner of its range, since it's a company, and not an individual.
2:45 pm on June 29, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Technically, the IP WHOIS lookups are different to those for domain names. They are provided by the Regional IP registries like ARIN, RIPE, APNIC and AFRINIC.

Regards...jmcc
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@Bewenched - Yes, this is one of our Front Page discussions:
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